Entries by Christina S

The Benefits of Electronic Data Capture in Usability Studies

As a company that is perpetually seeking to make products highly usable, it’s natural that we would apply that same scrutiny to how our own human factors usability studies are conducted. For the past few years, we’ve been exploring one specifically onerous aspect of usability studies: the ubiquitous pen and paper interview guide.

Design Science Celebrates AAMI’s 50th Anniversary

At Design Science we take our jobs seriously. Everyday we support the development of safe and effective healthcare technology. So, what better way to celebrate AAMI’s 50th anniversary than through an enthusiastic song and dance?! Have no fear! We all plan to keep our day jobs…

3 Takeaways from the Big Red Run

In April, Design Science participated in the 3rd Annual Big Red Run at Ridley Creek State Park in Media, PA. The 5K event helped raise money for the Brandywine Valley Hemophilia Foundation, which uses the money to fund research towards better treatments and progression towards a cure.

Now Hiring: Summer Design Intern

Are you a meticulous designer with a passion for the research that contributes to great design? Feel like spending your summer learning more about human factors in a company of awesome people (and the occasional dog)?

Preparing to Moderate with Adolescent Participants

s we saw in a previous post (Getting to the Root) predicting human behavior and responses can be complex. Not only is human behavior unpredictable, but each user population comes with its own set of unique challenges. In this post, we will focus on ways that a well-trained moderator can engage adolescent participants and motivate […]

DS Attends HIMSS 2017

The HIMSS 2017 conference is “the year’s largest and most important healthcare IT conference in the United States” and brings together executives, clinicians, IT professionals, and more for a week of networking, knowledge-sharing, and forward-thinking.

Steve Wilcox to Participate in 32nd MD&M West Conference

On February 7-9th, 2017, Principal Steve Wilcox will attend and participate in the 32nd Annual MD&M West Conference, held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA. This conference is the largest in North America for product development industry professionals.